ASHRAE releases eighth edition of HVAC publication

The new edition contains information on the treatment of HVAC systems and the most current of ASHRAE's procedures

ASHRAE has released the new edition of its HVAC textbook.
ASHRAE has released the new edition of its HVAC textbook.

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has released the eighth edition of its Principles of Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning.

According to ASHRAE, the new edition contains information on the treatment of HVAC systems and the most current of the society’s procedures. It is also said to reflect changes made in the 2017 ASHRAE Handbook – Fundamentals.

ASHRAE noted that the new editions contains a number of significant revisions, such as new values for climatic design information and updated system design and equipment section. The latter was included to reflect recent changes and concepts in contemporary heating and air-conditioning system practices, added ASHRAE.

The textbook comprises three major sections, which are general concepts, air conditioning systems, and HVAC&R equipment.

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